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September 22, 2018

Mother photographs her twin daughters at Clyde Childcare Center's opening celebration. Talking to babies increases their vocabulary.

September 22, 2018

Octopus, dolphin, shark...Babies learn the names of different kinds of fish from a Clyde Childcare Center mom.  Moms know it doesn't take more time, it takes more words to teach a child to talk.

September 21, 2018

After dinner, twenty moms gathered with their babies to practice their most important role as first teacher of language.  Knowing that a child's brain is 80% developed by age three, they prepared to add literally millions of words to their children daily routines.  Add...

September 21, 2018

Home visitors at Clyde Childcare Center in Cicero, IL hold copies of The Gift of Words: How Do Children Learn to Talk? a book they tested before its publication.

September 21, 2018

Tammy Steele, Ana Perez and Bina Habbi on September 14, 2018, first gathering of home visitors, moms, and babies at Clyde Childcare Center in Cicero IL.

September 21, 2018

Tammy Steele, author of The Gift of Words: How Do Children Learn to Talk? mom and her child at opening event at Clyde Childcare Center in Cicero IL.

September 21, 2018

Mom and her two children color the paper school bus yellow.

September 21, 2018

Clyde Childcare Center moms teach vocabulary to their toddlers using stickers and conversation starter from The Gift of Words: How Do Children Learn to Talk?

September 16, 2018

Our book, The Gift of Words: How Do Children Learn to Talk? went to the Hyde Park Children’s Book Fair on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Author and illustrator, Tammy Steele, tried to get Pete the Cat

 to say more words, but he wouldn’t say a thing. It takes more word...

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